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Hon. Robin Cauthron

Robin J. Cauthron is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Judge Cauthron received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma in 1970, a Master of Education from Central State University, Oklahoma in 1974, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1977. She was a law clerk to Judge Ralph Gordon Thompson, of the United States District Court, Western District of Oklahoma from 1977 to 1981. She was a staff attorney of Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc., in Hugo from 1981 to 1982. She was in private practice in Idabel from 1982 to 1983. She was a special district judge, Oklahoma District Court, 17th Judicial District from 1983 to 1986. Judge Cauthron served as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1986 to 1991. On February 7, 1991, Judge Cauthron was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma created by 104 Stat. 5089. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 21, 1991, and received her commission on March 25, 1991. She served as chief judge from 2001 to 2008. She assumed senior status on July 14, 2015.

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